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22 Inspirational Carles Puyol Quotes (FOOTBALL)

Top 10 Most Famous Carles Puyol Quotes (BEST)

“I don’t have Romário’s technique, [Marc] Overmars’ pace or [Patrick] Kluivert’s strength. But I work harder than the others. I’m like the student who is not as clever, but revises for his exams and does OK in the end.”

Carles Puyol
Winning one Champions League title is a dream come true, so just imagine winning three!
Winning one Champions League title is a dream come true, so just imagine winning three!
Development has to start from the base; the kids need to be playing, and the institutions have to come forward. There needs to be focus on grassroots.
Development has to start from the base; the kids need to be playing, and the institutions have to come forward. There needs to be focus on grassroots.
Those of us involved in football must be aware of the power we have to help. We also have a responsibility to return to society all that society has given to us.
Those of us involved in football must be aware of the power we have to help. We also have a responsibility to return to society all that society has given to us.
My parents were skeptical about me becoming a footballer and encouraged me to study.
My parents were skeptical about me becoming a footballer and encouraged me to study.
The power which football has is enormous. Football moves the masses.
The power which football has is enormous. Football moves the masses.
I've been lucky enough to play for the Spanish national team and Barcelona, two sides who've shown that you can play good, attractive possession football and win major titles.
I’ve been lucky enough to play for the Spanish national team and Barcelona, two sides who’ve shown that you can play good, attractive possession football and win major titles.
FC Barcelona is the national team of Catalonia.
FC Barcelona is the national team of Catalonia.
Every player dreams of winning the World Cup, and there are very few who are fortunate enough to actually do it.
Every player dreams of winning the World Cup, and there are very few who are fortunate enough to actually do it.
I was one of those players who loved to train and tried to enjoy every day, every session, every game.
I was one of those players who loved to train and tried to enjoy every day, every session, every game.

2 Carles Puyol Quotes on Lionel Messi

Leo Messi is a spectacular player, there is nobody else like him… I think he is the best forward at the moment and I think he will be so for many more years. He has his feet on the ground.”

Carles Puyol
There's a special part of Messi's brain allowing him to see the split-second chaos of football in his own personal super slow motion.
There’s a special part of Messi‘s brain allowing him to see the split-second chaos of football in his own personal super slow motion.

10 Carles Puyol Quotes on Playing Football and Winning

“It’s frustrating to see part of your body not responding – even more so given the way I am and the way I like to train and always give 100 per cent. You experience sadness, anger, and powerlessness… you really want to do something, but you can’t. In the end, however, you have to be honest with yourself and those around you.”

Carles Puyol
My memories from childhood always involve a football.
My memories from childhood always involve a football.
For me, it's hard to separate being a fan from the feelings you have for some of your team-mates.
For me, it’s hard to separate being a fan from the feelings you have for some of your team-mates.
I could never have dreamt of the kind of career I had, but I was always happy with the ball in my hands or at my feet.
I could never have dreamt of the kind of career I had, but I was always happy with the ball in my hands or at my feet.

“I’m not a big fan of revolutions. People nearly always call for them when a team that’s triumphed a great deal goes a year without winning anything. For me, however, the experience gained in previous victories is important.”

Carles Puyol
I've been lucky enough to play in the final of a World Cup before, but it's always an amazing experience to walk out at a packed stadium.
I’ve been lucky enough to play in the final of a World Cup before, but it’s always an amazing experience to walk out at a packed stadium.
Sometimes I played as a goalkeeper with my brother and his friends - they were all older, and nobody wanted to go in goal, so it had to be me!
Sometimes I played as a goalkeeper with my brother and his friends – they were all older, and nobody wanted to go in goal, so it had to be me!
I don't want to be an invisible coach. I want to provide guidelines to solve problems, coming from the base I have, as I had to work a lot considering I did not play at Barca until I was 17.
I don’t want to be an invisible coach. I want to provide guidelines to solve problems, coming from the base I have, as I had to work a lot considering I did not play at Barca until I was 17.
World Soccer Stars presents a great opportunity to celebrate the arrival of football, and from what I know, football is the next emerging sport in Pakistan.
World Soccer Stars presents a great opportunity to celebrate the arrival of football, and from what I know, football is the next emerging sport in Pakistan.
Many people have told me I could be a coach, but it doesn't appeal.
Many people have told me I could be a coach, but it doesn’t appeal.

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